CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Digestive CARE™ has issued a new PSA in an effort to bring more awareness to colon cancer screening and prevention. Digestive CARE™, a group of over 51 gastroenterologists and their staff at 23 locations throughout Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties, will help raise awareness of the most preventable and, if found early, most treatable form of cancer. Screening is the number one way you can reduce your risk of colon cancer. And the best part is, screening is easy!
Colon cancer is the second deadliest cancer among men and third among women but a report has found that people who receive colonoscopies to remove growths lower their mortality rate. Screening for colon cancer can drastically reduce one's risk of developing this disease because, during a colonoscopy, colon polyps can be found and removed before they have a chance to develop into cancer. Colonoscopies are recommended for men and women in their fifties but your family's health history should be a consideration to receiving an earlier screening.
Digestive CARE™ is also committed to the Colon Cancer Alliance as they are the leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and survivorship.
If you have questions or are hesitant over the procedure please read Digestive CARE's helpful guide on preparing for your colonoscopy.
Digestive CARE's 51 gastroenterologists are available for interviews, public service announcements, private speaking engagements, or further discussion regarding preventative measures for colon cancer and your digestive health. Please contact Digestive CARE for more information.
About Digestive CARE™:
Digestive CARE™ is a group of more than 51 physicians and other healthcare professionals, providing gastroenterology services at over 23 locations throughout Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties, including 17 hospitals and 13 Outpatient Surgery Centers. All Digestive CARE™ office and surgical locations are centers of excellence, designed with the comfort and care of the patient in mind, delivering services in a friendly, convenient and compassionate environment. For more information, please call 954-344-2522 or visit www.digestivecareonline.com.
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